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Science behind Jell-O

What is Jello made of ? Why is Jello wiggly ..? Explore the science behind Jello.

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⚡ Gelatin in Jello makes it see through and wiggly.

⚡ Gelatin is made from collagen, a protein in body parts of animals.

⚡ Collagen factories process skin, bones and ligaments of cows and pigs to make gelatin.

⚡ Sugar, flavours and colors added to gelatin is Jell-O or jelly.

⚡ Jello is a COLLOID (a mix of solid and liquid) -> it has solid gelatin particles floating in water.